TWITTER: Update makes photos and videos bigger and bolder

Another day, another new feature from the guys at Twitter HQ. Today it's not an all singing, all dancing new app, but just a few tweaks to the way you view photos and videos on the micro-blogging platform. Now when you click on an image when you're browsing through a user's feed or amongst search…

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Becca CaddyTWITTER: Update makes photos and videos bigger and bolder

Twitter (probably) won't side with UK police and reveal your identity

For those crazy conspiracy theory nutcases amongst you who think Twitter and Facebook were purely set up in order to pass our details onto the government, then you'll be surprised to know that Twitter has revealed it's hardly ever handed personal information over to the police when they've asked for it. But then again they…

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Becca CaddyTwitter (probably) won't side with UK police and reveal your identity

DON'T SAY HASHTAG: The French don't like our silly, internet words

Since we started tweeting, unfriending, retweeting, hashtagging, tagging, following, instagramming and blocking one another online we've started using a lot of crazy words that have well and truly ingrained themselves into our vocabulary. However, the French aren't happy that such ridiculous and anglicised 'words' are becoming so popular, so from now on the word 'hashtag'…

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Becca CaddyDON'T SAY HASHTAG: The French don't like our silly, internet words

PANIC OVER: Twitter addresses Vine's big porn problem

Yesterday the world imploded because Twitter's new service Vine served up porn for those who went looking for it and stupidly posted a rather x-rated videoy-viney-thing in the Editor's Picks section of the app too. Everyone went from declaring Vine the 'next big thing' to suggesting it's the work of the devil. Well now we…

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Becca CaddyPANIC OVER: Twitter addresses Vine's big porn problem

VINE: 5 Things we love (and hate) about Twitter's new video app

Twitter's new video sharing app Vine was only officially launched last week and we're already all creating short, silly clips of everything from our cooking exploits, ridiculous faces, morning commutes and lots of filthy porn too apparently. As you'd expect from a brand new service there are those who aren't convinced and are being very…

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Becca CaddyVINE: 5 Things we love (and hate) about Twitter's new video app

TWITTER: Judge rules using photos without permission is illegal

In one of the first cases of its kind, a judge in the US has ruled that two news organisations have infringed on the copyrights of photographer Daniel Morel, because they used photos he posted to Twitter without prior permission. Morel took a number of photographs of the aftermath of the earthquake in Haiti in…

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Twitpic founder launches Twitter rival Heello

It's been a while since anyone's stepped up to the plate and tried to compete with Twitter - or they just fail miserably from the word go and we never end up hearing about them - but now Twitpic founder Noah Everett thinks his for something that'll rival the micro-blogging platform. The Twitter rival is…

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NARCISSISM WIN: Download all of your brilliant tweets

Have you ever wondered whether all of your snarky tweets about X Factor and hilarious little quips about those working in social media could be collected into one place, so you can just sit there and browse through your own awesomeness? Well narcissists of the internet, that's now possible, as Twitter is introducing a way…

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Becca CaddyNARCISSISM WIN: Download all of your brilliant tweets

PHOTO BATTLE: Twitter adds filters and Instagram gets an update

Over the past few weeks there's been a lot of tension between Twitter and Instagram, which has today culminated in a shiny new set of filters being added to the Android and iOS Twitter apps. We've heard rumours that Twitter's been developing filters for what feels like years and this week the micro-blogging platform's official…

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Becca CaddyPHOTO BATTLE: Twitter adds filters and Instagram gets an update

Instagram's Twitter tantrum continues as photos are removed from tweets

Last week Instagram threw all of its toys out of the pram and sabotaged the way its photos looked in tweets so that users would be more inclined to click away from the micro-blogging platform and into the arms of the photo app's new web presence. Well now things have taken a turn for the…

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Becca CaddyInstagram's Twitter tantrum continues as photos are removed from tweets

Pope Benedict XVI joins Twitter in eight different languages

The Pope has now got a Twitter account over at @Pontifex and will no doubt be updating us about his crazy life in Vatican City over the next few weeks. Not only has an English Twitter profile been set up for good ol' Benedict XVI, but he's following German, Spanish, Portugese, Polish, Italian, French and…

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Becca CaddyPope Benedict XVI joins Twitter in eight different languages

STUDY: Twitter DMing is the new sexting for online scumbags

Single guys and girls no longer meet through friends, dating sites or (god forbid) in real life, but spend most of their time finding new people, flirting and being dirtbags on Twitter, according to a new study. The research, commissioned by discount website VoucherCodesPro.co.uk, found that out of 1,267 active and single Twitter users more…

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Becca CaddySTUDY: Twitter DMing is the new sexting for online scumbags

Top 5 Twitter hashtag fails: #susanalbumparty, #waitrosereasons, #rimjobs

Last week everyone's boring working day was made around 495,493 times better by the fact that Susan Boyle's PR team accidentally introduced the most hilarious hashtag known to man into their tweets about her new album #susanalbumparty. OH LOLZ. So we thought it'd be a great opportunity to collect together our top five hashtag fails…

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Becca CaddyTop 5 Twitter hashtag fails: #susanalbumparty, #waitrosereasons, #rimjobs

Twitter makes a load of changes you may or may not even notice

Twitter, the micro-blogging platform we all love to hate, has made a number of updates to the way you search for content and discover new things overnight, that you may or may not even notice. One of the main updates has been to the way you search Twitter. Type something into the search bar and…

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Becca CaddyTwitter makes a load of changes you may or may not even notice

Is Twitter set to take on Instagram?

It seems like every photo app and every social network has, at some time or another, tried to "take on" Instagram and give the super popular retro app some stiff competition. Well now it's Twitter's turn, because according to a report in the New York Times this weekend, the micro-blogging platform is set to add…

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Twitter blocks neo-Nazi account: Good move or death of online freedom?

There are all kinds of things we'd love to block from Twitter, like Justin Bieber fans, shameless self promotion and of course racist propaganda. Well it looks like the guys at Twitter HQ are addressing one of our bugbears by blocking a neo-Nazi account in Germany called Besseres Hannover. Although it may make sense for…

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Becca CaddyTwitter blocks neo-Nazi account: Good move or death of online freedom?

Why is the Twitter redesign so focused on photos?

Yesterday Twitter rolled out a new redesign focused solely on photos and a number of changes have been made to the way we display our recent snaps, use them to make our profiles look better and upload them to the site. The most noticeable change is the introduction of a new header photo (look at…

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Becca CaddyWhy is the Twitter redesign so focused on photos?

Tweet Keeper app stores all your pointless updates

So many of us tweet random thoughts, links and photos throughout the day, yet there's no surefire way to export all of our pointless musings or even properly search through the crazy things we've been ranting about since we first signed up to the highly addictive service. Well enter a new iOS app called Tweet…

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Becca CaddyTweet Keeper app stores all your pointless updates

LONDON 2012: This pool camera tweets underwater photos from the Olympics

There have been some amazing photos taken of Olympic athletes over the past week, but one camera that provides fans with a unique angle is the L2012 Pool Camera, which has been hiding inside the pool at the Aquatic Centre capturing some of the most impressive underwater moments from the games. Not only has the…

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Becca CaddyLONDON 2012: This pool camera tweets underwater photos from the Olympics

London 2012: Olympic attendees urged to tone down their tweeting

Even though most people loved the London 2012 Olympic opening ceremony on Friday, a number of whiny Twitter users have already begun complaining about the BBC's coverage of events. However, it seems that recent broadcasting problems could well be because people have been tweeting a little bit too much. Yes, really. If you were watching…

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Becca CaddyLondon 2012: Olympic attendees urged to tone down their tweeting